Essar has a global portfolio of onshore and offshore oil and gas blocks, with about 35,000 sq km available for exploration. We have about 68 million barrels of global crude-refining capacity in the UK, where we operate a network of over 40 retail outlets across the UK, with a target of 400 outlets in the next five years.
Global exploration portfolio
Essar owns a portfolio of onshore and offshore oil & gas blocks with about 1.7 billion barrels of oil equivalent in reserves and resources. It operates India’s highest producing CBM (Coal Bed Methane) block in Raniganj, West Bengal, and owns four other CBM blocks.
Largest CBM player in India
We have CBM acreage of over 2,700 sq km in India, which gives us the largest CBM acreage in the country.
In 2011, Essar acquired the Stanlow Refinery from Shell, which is the second largest refinery in England. The Stanlow Refinery, with a capacity of 296,000 barrels per day, lies near to Liverpool in northwest England, on the south bank of the Manchester ship canal. It supplies approximately 16 per cent of the country's road transport fuel requirements.
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